Nissan Stadium


* Address: 3302-5 Kozukue-cho, Yokohama
* Country: Japan
* Capacity: 72,000
* Opened: 1 March 1998
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Yokohama F. Marinos (football)

Extra stadium info – Nissan Stadium

The Nissan Stadium is also known as the International Stadium Yokohama. It is known as a venue for several events, like athletics, concerts, football and rugby union. In 2002, the stadium hosted four matches for the FIFA World Cup, the world championship for national football teams. The first match was won by Japan after defeating Russia. Junichi Inamoto scored the only goal of the match. The venue also hosted the final of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, which was won by the national football team of Brazil after defeating Germany 2-0. 69,000 people attended the game.

In 2005, the stadium hosted its first-ever final of the tournament which is now known as the FIFA Club World Cup. The final of the world championship for football clubs was won by the Brazilian side São Paulo Futebol Clube after defeating the English side Liverpool Football Club 1-0. 66,000 people attended the game. The Yokohama F. Marinos are the tenants of the venue. They became one of the first Japanese sports clubs with 100,000 followers on its main social media page. The Yokohama F. Marinos won the Japanese top-flight football league various times.

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